ATL Film Watch: August 20th-26th

Here’s what’s happening this week in Atlanta Film:

Monday August 20–Sunday August 26: After a brief hiatus, GSU’s Cinefest is back with The Avengers (2012) running all this week. Details here.

Thursday August 23: Cinefest puts on a midnight screening of Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988), a movie in which “an alien band of clowns descends from the cosmos to harvest victims, cocooning their prey in cotton candy to eat later. But the joke is on the clowns when two teens armed with an ice cream truck battle to save their friends in this cult favorite.” Details here.

Thursday August 23: Atlantic Station’s summer series comes to a close with Hugo (2011). Details here.

Saturday August 25: The Plaza Theatre screens The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) in addition to its other programming this week. Details here.

Emory University Cinematheque has announced its Fall film series. Movie Magic: Special and Visual Effects from 1896 to the Present will run from August 29th to December 5th and includes such classics as Metropolis (1927), Godzilla (1958), 2001 a Space Odyssey (1968), and Brazil (1985). All films free, open to the public, and screened on 35mm. Details here.

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